Links 4/18/20

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Links for you. Science:

Most New York Coronavirus Cases Came From Europe, Genomes Show: Travelers seeded multiple cases starting as early as mid-February.
Fauci once dismissed concerns about ‘silent carriers’ of coronavirus. Not anymore.
The Italian COVID-19 hospital where no medics have been infected
A leading model now estimates tens of thousands fewer covid-19 deaths by summer. Good news — that carries asterisks
Exercising Outdoors With a Face Mask: Many of you had questions about running or cycling while wearing a face mask. Here’s what the experts have to say.

Other:

Stop Dawdling. People Need Money. An antiquated financial system is slowing distribution of federal stimulus to families. Policymakers are making things worse.
How the Government Pulls Coronavirus Relief Money Out of Thin Air
Saving lives in the pandemic will also save the economy in the long run
There’s Been a Spike in People Dying at Home in Several Cities. That Suggests Coronavirus Deaths Are Higher Than Reported.
Trump and Kushner could reap a pandemic windfall
The medical advisors for the movie ‘Contagion’ saw a pandemic coming, but got one big thing wrong
I Can’t Believe I Have to Vote for Joe Biden: Democratic women are once again being asked to help save the country by voting for a deeply problematic man
There’s Been a Spike in People Dying at Home in Several Cities. That Suggests Coronavirus Deaths Are Higher Than Reported.
The Huge Cost of Waiting to Contain the Pandemic
‘A one-time, $1,200 check isn’t going to cut it’: Dems propose $2,000/month stimulus during COVID-19 (but why didn’t they fight for it in the last round? They are so bad at this)
The American Dream Is Collapsing. Are We Too Angry to Fix It?
Move over ‘Pizza Rat’, Philadelphia has a ‘Pizza Groundhog’
Lockdown Rebelliousness: Denying that Coronavirus Is in Charge
How the Coronavirus Could Create a New Working Class: Experts predict the outbreak will lead to a rise in populism. But will workers turn their rage toward corporate CEOs, or middle-class “elites”?
Don’t Fear the Anti-Biden Socialist: A wave of concern over the DSA’s refusal to endorse the Democratic nominee reveals a substantial ignorance about who does and does not vote—and why.
The Case for Single-Payer in a Pandemic: Free, universal health care would not have stopped the coronavirus, but it would have protected the poor and vulnerable.
Wall Street Titans Finance Democratic Primary Challenger to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
D.C. Public Schools Will ‘Voluntarily Relinquish’ Millions of Federal Dollars For Head Start
Is There Any Better Time Than Now For a General Strike?
The tyranny of congressional oversight strikes again
Ward 2 Candidate Jack Evans Has A New Ethics Statement and a New Campaign Website (lol)

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